(August 23, 1949- )
Born in Palaiokastritsa, Corfu, Greece
Birth name was Vassiliki Papathanasiou
Finished 4th at Eurovision with 'L'amour est bleu' ('Love Is Blue,' 1967).
Won the Eurovision song contest with 'Apres Toi' (1972)
Sold 150 million records worldwide
Hosted the BBC series 'Music My Way'
Why she might be annoying
Her birth year has been given anywhere from 1948 to 1952.
Early in her career, she went by the single name 'Vicky.'
She was born in Greece and grew up in Germany, but she represented Luxembourg at the Eurovision contest.
She is big everywhere except the US.
Why she might not be annoying
She recorded songs in eight languages: Greek, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Japanese.
Her German TV special 'Ich Bin' was broadcast to 13 countries and won the Bronze Rose at the Montreux Television Awards (1971).
Billboard listed her as the best-selling female singer of 1972, and 'Apres Toi' as the top single of the year internationally.
She was elected deputy mayor of Piraeus, Greece.
Credit: C. Fishel
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In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 23 Votes: 52.17% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 19 Votes: 47.37% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 27.27% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 12 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 38 Votes: 57.89% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 17 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
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